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Project by FreedomWoodCreations posted 05-21-2013 04:43 AM 1122 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife has been after me about building her a new side table for the foyer so I surprised her with this. She found a pic of one similar online so I just had some specs to draw and a little building. It’s 33” tall x 17.5” deep x 53” long, and took about 30 bf of 8/4 walnut. The finish is 1 coat of Minwax Dark Walnut stain and 3 coats of Johnson’s Paste Wax that I tinted with dark stain.





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danofpaco

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#1 posted 05-21-2013 05:06 AM

Looks very nice, how is the top joined to the legs? I wish my honey-do list incorporated more woodworking, it’s usually stuff I don’t enjoy!

-- Dan :: Minnesota

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Scott Oldre

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#2 posted 05-21-2013 11:50 AM

Simple and Elegant. Thanks for sharing

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 05-21-2013 02:04 PM

Got to work with some great wood, and made the wife happy, a woodworker can not beat that combination.
That is a good looking table.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 05-21-2013 07:21 PM

Looks good, I will not be showing my wife…ha

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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FreedomWoodCreations

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#5 posted 05-21-2013 10:36 PM

I didn’t really want to get complicated because its just for us so I used glue and pocket hole screws with walnut plugs. If it was for a customer I’d use mortise and tenons.

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